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PROVIDING an experience that goes beyond the ordinary

Curious about a Boudoir-ish Maternity Session? Wondering what boudoir photography is all about? Let me enlighten you! Boudoir photography is a unique style that showcases intimate images of its subjects, typically taken in settings like a photographic studio, bedroom, or private studio. In recent years, there’s been a rising trend of women seeking intimate maternity […]


March 13, 2019

Boudoir-ish Maternity Session

Maternity Boudoir session

Continuing with my blogging trends, I’m excited to share another outdoor newborn session with you all. This session was truly the original that inspired many others to follow. I’ve had the pleasure of photographing this family several times, starting with the big brother when he was just a newborn. During this particular session, the family […]


October 22, 2018

Outdoor Newborn Session

outside newborn session

Sometimes as photographer you question… should I shoot or shouldn’t I. Especially in Pittsburgh where the weather is so unpredictable. Sometimes things look perfect and you get out there and out of nowhere, downpour and other times, the radar shows predicted rain, you cancel the photo session and it ends up being beautiful out. And […]


October 18, 2018

Fall Family Newborn Photos

Pittsburgh Fall photos

When Dallas the owner of a local to Pittsburgh full service beauty salon called Dallas Beauty Lounge contacted me about maternity photos, I was honored. I followed Dallas on Instagram because for 2 reasons, she is on the cutting edge of nail art and all things beauty but more because I admire seeing a 26 […]


August 21, 2017

Dallas Beauty Lounge–Pittsburgh Maternity Photos

Pittsburgh maternity Photographer

and finally for Part Two of “and this here starts a new us”. You can see Part One here. Enjoy! xo, Taryn Sorry of for the over share on the sibling shots but it is so hard to get a good one. When you get multiple sibling shots….that’s perfection! This girl…. so in love with […]


March 23, 2016

And this here starts a new us….Part Two

Pittsburgh Newborn photographer

Experience the transformative journey of welcoming a new member into your family—moments filled with boundless love and immeasurable joy. Isn’t it remarkable how, from the instant another child graces your family, the past seems like a distant memory? It’s as though a new chapter unfolds, reshaping your world in the most beautiful way imaginable. Approximately […]


February 16, 2016

And this here starts a new us….Part One

pittsburgh maternity portraits with siblings
blu hippo photography is a lifestyle, maternity, newborn, family, and senior photographer in the Pittsburgh area.

blu hippo photography is a family, senior and lifestyle in the Pittsburgh area.